Still averted from her, the young man made a sign of affirmation.
Lenina nodded her averted head, let out the breath she had been holding and managed to draw another one, relatively untainted.
Bernard looked, and then quickly, with a little shudder, averted his eyes.
Bound by strong vows that had never been pronounced, obedient to laws that had long since ceased to run, he sat averted and in silence.
There, I’m ready," said Lenina, but Fanny remained speechless and averted.
Main Day-shift off …" In the lift, on their way up to the changing rooms, Henry Foster and the Assistant Director of Predestination rather pointedly turned their backs on Bernard Marx from the Psychology Bureau: averted themselves from that unsavoury reputation.
"You see," he said, mumbling and with averted eyes, "I’m rather different from most people, I suppose.
"That’s why," he said speaking with averted face, "I wanted to do something first … I mean, to show I was worthy of you.
At the sound of his voice the Director started into a guilty realization of where he was; shot a glance at Bernard, and averting his eyes, blushed darkly; looked at him again with sudden suspicion and, angrily on his dignity, "Don’t imagine," he said, "that I’d had any indecorous relation with the girl.
§ 2 WITH eyes for the most part downcast and, if ever they lighted on a fellow creature, at once and furtively averted, Bernard hastened across the roof.